Joint World Conference On Social Work Education and Social Development 2022 – CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The SWESD 2022 Organizing Committee is pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for the JOINT WORLD CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT: REDEFINING SOCIAL POLICY AND SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE IN A POST-PANDEMIC SOCIETY: SOCIAL WELFARE PROGRAMS AND SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION AT A CROSSROADS. Authors are warmly invited to submit abstracts for Oral,…

Solidarity and Support with Ukrainian Social Work Educators from the Schools of Social Work

The people of Ukraine, including social work educators and staff of schools of social work, have been suffering from the Russian invasion since February 24, 2022. Ordinary life has become one of destruction and devastation of homes, infrastructure, and the entire living environment. People live in fear of losing their loved ones and each and…

Joint World Conference on Social Work Education and Social Development (SWESD)

Redefining social policy and social work practice in a post-pandemic society: Social welfare programs and social work education at a crossroads Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 all around the world, we are now facing newly emerging social problems and social demands. Inequality, exclusion, discrimination, global unemployment and food insecurity has been intensified, and it…

World Social Work Day 2022

The next World Social Work Day takes place on the 15th March 2022. The theme: ´Co-building a New Eco-Social World: Leaving No One Behind´ coincides with the theme of the people´s summit that will take place on the 29th June to the 2nd July. The theme presents a vision and action plan to create new global values,…

Making the Invisibility of Social Work Interventions in Climate Issues Visible: Varied activities of a profession with a deep history of activities aimed at environmental justice

Introduction: Social work has a history of more than 100 years of addressing climate change issues, beginning with its acclaimed Nobel Laureate, Jane Addams who encouraged Italian immigrants in Chicago, USA, to recycle waste to clean up the environment and generate income in low-income communities marred by poverty. This work drew on that of the…